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By Fereidoun Ghassemi, Ian White

This publication was once first released in 2007. expanding calls for for irrigation, family and business water have generated a major development world-wide within the variety of huge water infrastructure tasks concerning the move of water from basins thought of to have surplus water to these the place the call for for water has handed or is predicted to exceed offers. utilizing the reports of tasks in Australia, usa, Canada, China and India, this ebook examines case stories in the assorted geographical, climatic, financial, and coverage regimes working in those international locations. It examines the water assets of Australia, the driest inhabited continent, and explores inter-basin water move tasks within the usa, Canada, China and India, studying their merits and affects inside those countries' contrasting economies and governance structures. This entire and well-illustrated textual content may be of significant curiosity to pros and researchers within the fields of hydrology, water assets, and to these engaged in environmental technological know-how, coverage and law.

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The CP on Water and Food is structured in five key themes: . . . Theme 1: Crop water productivity improvement. The objective is to increase crop water productivity such that food security can be ensured and farmers’ livelihoods enhanced without increasing water diverted for agriculture over the amount diverted in the year 2000. Theme 2: Multiple use of catchments. The objective is to improve sustainable livelihoods for people who live in both upper catchments and downstream, through significant improvements in water productivity.

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Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. National Land & Water Resources Audit (2001). Australian Agriculture Assessment 2001. Volume 1. Canberra: Natural Heritage Trust. Oldeman, L. R. Hakkeling, R. T. A. and Sombroek, W. G. (1991a).

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